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Can I file custody if my child is a of the court under DHS

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Can I file for legal custody if my child is a ward of the court under DHS custody but I have physical custody with my parents as the safety plan? Current DHS case is open.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Steven K. replied 9 months ago.

Unless and until the DHS case is closed or gives you permission to file a family law case, the DHS case will take precedence over any family court orders. Does this answer your question?